In which Miss Molly encounters a dangerous lab and irresponsible adults.

I’m always on the lookout for interesting science experiments and projects to do with the my kids at the library. I got really excited when this book came in. I read it in December…but here’s the review in February. Funny how these things pile up. Still, better late than never. Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger […]

In which Miss Molly wonders what her monster friend would be like.

How to Make Friends and Monsters Ron Bates Summary: Howard Boward is the typical geek at school: he’s good at science, he doesn’t have any friends, he’s extremely pale, wears glasses, and is a bully magnet. When his mother gives him a book about how to make friends, he decides to take it literally and […]

In which Miss Molly gets some science from graphic novels.

Now, let me start by saying, the Squish books are not new in terms of when they came out. That doesn’t mean they aren’t lots of fun, and that they don’t have something to get kids excited about science concepts–in a quick, fun, casual way. Squish 1-5 (that’s all I read) Jennifer & Matt Holm […]